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The 2016 La Jolla Writers Conference welcomed attendees from 12 states and 3 countries, with an amazing variety of writing projects covering nearly every genre. The conference also welcomed some wonderful new faculty members into our family. NY Times bestselling author, Jonathan Maberry, kicked off Friday evening with an inspiring...
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Directing the annual La Jolla Writers Conference can be a little exhausting.  There are 70+ classes to schedule, 25+ faculty members and staff to coordinate, 30+ private read and critique sessions to plan, banquets to organize, transportation to arrange, and so on.  But the truth is, I wouldn’t change it for...
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With over 1,000 writers conferences throughout the country each year, the La Jolla Writers Conference (November 6-8, Sa Diego, CA) is truly one of a kind. Now in its 15th year, the LJWC boasts an amazing faculty of New York Times bestselling authors, agents, and business and creative faculty. But...
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The 2015 La Jolla Writers Conference begins November 6 at the La Jolla Hyatt at Aventine. Celebrating its 15th year, the LJWC is excited to release the full conference schedule that features 70+ workshop and lecture classes from New York Times bestselling authors, agents, and other creative business and faculty members....
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We are very excited to announce that #1 New York Times bestselling author Scott McEwen will be keynoting and teaching at the 2015 La Jolla Writers Conference. Author of American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History, and several other military thriller novels, McEwen will...
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With the 2014 La Jolla Writer’s Conference in our rear view mirror, we are hard at work planning 2015. As always, we offer an incredible early registration special. For, the 2015 conference, this offer is available until December 15th.  At just $295, this is a $100 discount from the regular price and includes all...
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An interview with YA author, Lissa Price, by Ann Stampler, author of Afterparty by Simon Pulse. Your debut, Starters, has an unusual premise. Can you talk about it?  So in a future Los Angeles, desperate teens rent out their bodies to seniors, called Enders, so they can be young again...
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The 2014 La Jolla Writers Conference schedule has been posted.  Visit http://lajollawritersconference.com/schedule/ to view the full schedule. The 14th annual LJWC kicks runs from October 24-26 at the La Jolla Hyatt at Aventine. Our conference offers two types of classes: Lecture sessions run for 50 minutes and Workshops run for...
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Lisa Jackson can’t keep away from murderers, especially serial killers.  She’s been helping to kill people everywhere from Savannah and New Orleans to San Francisco and the Pacific Northwest—and it’s been worth it as her readers come back again and again, and her novels are fixtures on bestseller lists. Lisa...
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Sometimes accomplished people can be so understated that we often don’t know who really lives in our own backyard. Bill Gladstone is just such a person. A Yale and Harvard trained cultural anthropologist who traveled the world in search of mysteries, Gladstone is considered an international expert on indigenous cultures...
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The 2013 LJWC is proud to welcome another outstanding faculty comprised of four New York Times bestselling authors, seven agents, and two publishers, along with an amazing creative and business faculty. There are a few new wrinkles in our 13th year.  There will be at least one publisher and one agent in every...
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